[8:00 AM] It's Another REALbasic Alpha Release
REAL Software has released REALbasic 2.1a24. REALbasic is a development language designed to make programming easier. REAL stresses that alpha releases are NOT considered full working products, and are intended to be used for testing. According to REAL Software:
REAL Software is pleased to announce the latest development release of REALbasic 2.1a24. These alpha releases are for testing purposes only and are not considered the current release of REALbasic. Projects saved in alpha releases of 2.1 cannot be opened in REALbasic 2.0.2. You should not use alpha releases for mission-critical development.
[Opt] = Optimization
[Bug] = Bug Fix
[New] = New Feature
[Chg] = Changes Previous Functionality
[Bug] Win32 Styled text printer now works. (BugBase #524)
[Bug] Fixed SQL 'OR' Operator in REAL DB. (BugBase #551)
[Bug] Win32 plugin classes now operational - event instances not implemented yet
[Bug] Using balloon help in menu bars no longer leaks memory. (Mac Issue) (BugBase #578)
[Bug] Win32 tab panels no longer require a user refresh before looking their best. (BugBase #544)
[New] Added Redo Cmd-Key shortcut. (Shift Cmd Z)
[New] Added Region Code selector to the Build Application Dialog. (BugBase #600)
[Bug] Quitting RB after changing settings in the 'Build Application' dialog now ask user if they want to save.
[Opt] REALbasic applications built with 2.1a20 and higher are faster than previous versions. Expect a Real World performance increase of 4%, although we have seen speed ups in the 30% range. Test your applications and let us know your mileage.
[Bug] Build Dialog is properly closed when build fails
[Chg] New and improved error messages are displayed when the a REALbasic build fails.
[Chg] Error messages are displayed when trying to use unsupported text styles under windows.
[Wrk] 68k plugins used in PPC apps now display appropriate error message. Fix still in progress.
You can find more information about the alpha release of REALbasic at the REAL Software web site.